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  1. An ethnomycological study was conducted to describe the fungus concept and the traditional fungus classification system for the Nahuas of San Isidro Buensuceso, in central Mexico. The study which provides info...

    Authors: Roberto Carlos Reyes-López, Adriana Montoya, Alejandro Kong, Ezequiel Alberto Cruz-Campuzano and Javier Caballero-Nieto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:53
  2. Forests have been grazed for millennia. Around the world, forest grazing by livestock became a controversial management practice, gradually restricted in many countries over the past 250 years. This was also t...

    Authors: Anna Varga, László Demeter, Viktor Ulicsni, Kinga Öllerer, Marianna Biró, Dániel Babai and Zsolt Molnár
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:51
  3. Home garden is identified as a kind of small-scale land-use system which is used to manage and cultivate useful plants by local people, and home gardens can provide various plant products and services. Investi...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Li-Xin Yang, Ming-Xiang Li, Yong-Jie Guo, Shan Li and Yu-Hua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:50
  4. Southernwood, Artemisia abrotanum L., is a plant that has been cultivated for centuries. Most probable is that it has its origin in the eastern Mediterranean area. It has been kept for its fragrance and has a his...

    Authors: Ingvar Svanberg and Erik de Vahl
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:49
  5. The Yi is the largest ethnic group in Yunnan Province (China), with a population of five million. The Yi people tend to live in mountainous areas, and their culture includes a unique dietary system for treatin...

    Authors: Jingxian Sun, Yong Xiong, Yanhong Li, Qingsong Yang, Yijian Chen, Mengyuan Jiang, Yukui Li, Hongrui Li, Zizhen Bi, Xiangzhong Huang and Shugang Lu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:48
  6. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Fanta Reine Sheirita Tiétiambou, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Jésukpégo Roméo Tohoun and Amadé Ouédraogo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:47

    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:43

  7. Mazri palm (Nannorrhops ritchiana (Griff) Aitch.) is a member of the family Arecaceae, native to Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. In Pakistan, it is used since long time for various purposes. ...

    Authors: Abdullah, Shujaul Mulk Khan, Andrea Pieroni, Zahoor ul Haq and Zeeshan Ahmad
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:45
  8. Mining activities have environmental impacts due to sediment movement and contamination of areas and may also pose risks to people’s food security. In Brazil, the majority of coal mining activities are in the ...

    Authors: Graziela Dias Blanco, Rafael Barbizan Sühs, Escarlet Brizola, Patrícia Figueiredo Corrêa, Mari Lucia Campos and Natalia Hanazaki
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:44
  9. Carapa procera, Lophira lanceolata, and Pentadesma butyracea are three underutilized but increasingly threatened indigenous oil-seed tree species (IOS) in tropical Africa. Because local knowledge is vital for sus...

    Authors: Fanta Reine Sheirita Tiétiambou, Kolawolé Valère Salako, Jésukpégo Roméo Tohoun and Amadé Ouédraogo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:43

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:47

  10. Home gardens (HGs) are hotspots of in situ agrobiodiversity conservation. We conducted a case study in Tabasco, México, on HG owners’ knowledge of HG ecological, economical and socio-cultural multifunctionalit...

    Authors: Teresita Avilez-López, Hans van der Wal, Elda Miriam Aldasoro-Maya and Ulises Rodríguez-Robles
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:42
  11. Cross-border research is a novel and important tool for detecting variability of ecological knowledge. This is especially evident in regions recently divided and annexed to different political regimes. Therefo...

    Authors: Giulia Mattalia, Nataliya Stryamets, Andrea Pieroni and Renata Sõukand
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:41
  12. The Mulam are an ethnic group native to Guangxi, and nearly 80% of the Mulam population lives in Luocheng Mulam Autonomous County, northern Guangxi, southern China. They have accumulated rich medicinal folk kn...

    Authors: Renchuan Hu, Chunrui Lin, Weibin Xu, Yan Liu and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:40
  13. A lot of emphasis is often placed on modern governance systems and little or no attention is given to traditional governance practices which remain largely undocumented. The study aimed at finding out importan...

    Authors: Willy Kibet Chebii, John Kaunga Muthee and Karatu Kiemo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:39
  14. Like botanical taxa, various species of animals are also used in traditional and modern health care systems. Present study was intended with the aim to document the traditional uses of herptile and fish specie...

    Authors: Muhammad Altaf, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Shoaib Amjad, Kinza Irshad and Abdul Majid Khan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:38
  15. It is only recently that written sources of local knowledge on plants are not being ignored by scholars as not belonging to “traditional” knowledge. Ethnobotanical texts, however, if they at all focus on knowl...

    Authors: Iwona Kaliszewska and Iwa Kołodziejska
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:37
  16. In Europe and the Mediterranean, over-exploitation and destructive harvesting techniques have been identified as two critical threats affecting the sustainable harvesting of wild medicinal plant (WMP) species....

    Authors: Dimitrios Papageorgiou, Penelope J. Bebeli, Maria Panitsa and Christoph Schunko
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:36
  17. Missions were established in California in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to convert Native Americans to Christianity and enculturate them into a class of laborers for Californios (Spanish/Mexican set...

    Authors: Joe Rayl McBride, Rita Yolanda Cavero, Anna Liisa Cheshire, María Isabel Calvo and Deborah Lea McBride
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:35
  18. This study has focused on the Garrigues district, one of the most arid regions in Catalonia (NE Iberian Peninsula), which, in general terms, has remained unexplored from the ethnobotanical point of view. This ...

    Authors: Airy Gras, Joan Vallès and Teresa Garnatje
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:34
  19. Despite a rapidly accumulating evidence base quantifying ecosystem services, the role of biodiversity in the maintenance of ecosystem services in shared human-nature environments is still understudied, as is h...

    Authors: Jessica P. R. Thorn, Thomas F. Thornton, Ariella Helfgott and Kathy J. Willis
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:33
  20. Birds have been among the most important element in lives of humans around the world, due to their presence and abundance in practically all ecosystems. Zapotitlán Salinas, a community of the Tehuacán Valley, ...

    Authors: Yessica Angélica Romero-Bautista, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Fernando Alvarado-Ramos, Maurino Reyes Castillo and Alejandro Casas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:32
  21. Since ancient times, man has learned to use plants to obtain natural dyes, but this traditional botanical knowledge (TBK) is eroding. In the late, during, and the early 1800s, there was an increase in research...

    Authors: A. Prigioniero, A. Geraci, R. Schicchi, M. Tartaglia, D. Zuzolo, P. Scarano, M. Marziano, A. Postiglione, R. Sciarrillo and C. Guarino
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:31
  22. Human-animal interactions with mutual benefits in the wild are rare. Such positive interactions seem to require an intricate knowledge from the human side on the animals’ behavior and their habitat. In souther...

    Authors: Daiane S. X. da Rosa, Natalia Hanazaki, Maurício Cantor, Paulo C. Simões-Lopes and Fábio G. Daura-Jorge
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:30
  23. Indigenous communities use wild plants to cure human ailments since ancient times; such knowledge has significant potential for formulating new drugs and administering future health care. Considering this, the...

    Authors: S. N. Ojha, Deepti Tiwari, Aryan Anand and R. C. Sundriyal
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:29
  24. The consumption of bear gallbladders and bear bile in Southeast Asia is a persistent threat to bear populations. As part of a larger effort to understand the characteristics of bear part consumption in Cambodi...

    Authors: Elizabeth Oneita Davis, Mhairi Gibson, Thona Lim and Jenny Anne Glikman
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:28
  25. Ethnic groups throughout the world have developed their own cultures expressed in the form of customs, taboos, and traditional healthcare systems. Traditional medicine system is one of the widespread cultures ...

    Authors: Alemtshay Teka, Zemede Asfaw, Sebsebe Demissew and Patrick Van Damme
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:27
  26. The aim of the study was to record wild plants and fungi sold in the capital of Armenia. This is the first large market survey in the Caucasus region. The area of the Caucasus is characterised by a very high d...

    Authors: Siranush Nanagulyan, Narine Zakaryan, Nune Kartashyan, Renata Piwowarczyk and Łukasz Łuczaj
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:26
  27. Ethnoveterinary medicine is crucial in many rural areas of the world since people living in remote and marginal areas rely significantly on traditional herbal therapies to treat their domestic animals. In Paki...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Amir Hasan Khan and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:25
  28. Pigeonpea is a multipurpose food legume crop that contributes to food security in the Republic of Benin. For the establishment of conservation and breeding programs, previous ethnobotanical surveys on pigeonpe...

    Authors: Géofroy Kinhoégbè, Gustave Djèdatin, Laura Estelle Yêyinou Loko, Abraham Gnimansou Favi, Aristide Adomou, Clément Agbangla and Alexandre Dansi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:24
  29. Bridging the gap between local and scientific knowledge can have useful implications in the teaching-learning process because it can create environments conducive to the valorization of sociocultural diversity...

    Authors: Maria Carolina Sotero, Ângelo Giuseppe Chaves Alves, Janaina Kelli Gomes Arandas and Maria Franco Trindade Medeiros
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:23
  30. Most reports of domesticated plants that involve a domestication gradient or inter-specific hybridization in Mexico have focused on those used as food. This study provides knowledge about these processes in tw...

    Authors: Guadalupe Carrillo-Galván, Robert Bye, Luis E. Eguiarte, Sol Cristians, Pablo Pérez-López, Francisco Vergara-Silva and Mario Luna-Cavazos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:22
  31. In addition to playing a key role in the dynamics of ecosystems, animal diversity, especially that of wild vertebrates, is intimately linked with human evolutionary history, which has resulted in diverse inter...

    Authors: José Valberto de Oliveira, Moacyr Xavier Gomes da Silva, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Dilma Maria de Brito Melo Trovão, Raynner Rilke Duarte Barboza and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:21
  32. Cultural and religious practices of African origin have decisively influenced traditional health practices in the Americas since the African diaspora. Plants are core elements in the religions of African origi...

    Authors: Tiago Santos Pagnocca, Sofia Zank and Natalia Hanazaki
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:20
  33. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (JEET), throughout its 15 years of existence, has tried to provide a respected outlet for scientific knowledge concerning the inextricable links between human soci...

    Authors: Gabriele Volpato, Michele F. Fontefrancesco, Paolo Gruppuso, Dauro M. Zocchi and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:19
  34. Due to the influence of several factors on the hunting of game meat, we investigated how the seasonality of the environment, the abundance, and the biomass of wild animals, as well as the proximity to these re...

    Authors: Josivan Soares da Silva, André Luiz Borba do Nascimento, Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves and Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:18
  35. The study of human-nature relationship has made possible to understand the life dynamics of the communities and the biodiversity with which they cohabit. Although there has been a rise of ethnobiological studi...

    Authors: Juan Camilo Ríos-Orjuela, Nelson Falcón-Espitia, Alejandra Arias-Escobar, María José Espejo-Uribe and Carol Tatiana Chamorro-Vargas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:17
  36. This study aimed to analyze the chain and dynamics of the trade of wild birds between keepers and traders in an area of northeast Brazil. Profit from the purchase and sale of these animals in the trade chain w...

    Authors: Wallisson Sylas Luna de Oliveira, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Alexandre Vasconcellos and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:16
  37. Romanian ethnopediatrics has a long history of medicinal plant use. The main objective of the present review was to identify, collect, systematize, and prioritize the available bibliographical data related to ...

    Authors: Madalina Petran, Dorin Dragos and Marilena Gilca
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:15
  38. The Philippines is renowned as one of the species-rich countries and culturally megadiverse in ethnicity around the globe. However, ethnopharmacological studies in the Philippines are still limited especially ...

    Authors: Mark Lloyd G. Dapar, Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro, Ulrich Meve and Sigrid Liede-Schumann
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:14
  39. Wild edible plants as well as medicinal herbs are still widely used natural resources in Eastern Europe that are frequently accessed by the local population. Ethnobotanical studies rarely give insight to the s...

    Authors: Ágnes Vári, Ildikó Arany, Ágnes Kalóczkai, Katalin Kelemen, Judith Papp and Bálint Czúcz
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:13
  40. In seasons of food shortage, local communities across Africa use wild edible plants and mushrooms (WEPM) that contribute significantly to food security by supplementing households’ diets and providing alternat...

    Authors: Evariste Fedoung Fongnzossie, Christine Fernande Biyegue Nyangono, Achille Bernard Biwole, Patricia Nee Besong Ebai, Nina Bisi Ndifongwa, Jannet Motove and Siegfried Didier Dibong
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:12
  41. Menge District has long been inhabited by people who have a long tradition of using wild mushrooms mainly as food, source of income, and medicine. Extensive utilization of wild edible mushrooms (WEM) coupled w...

    Authors: Rediet Sitotaw, Ermias Lulekal and Dawit Abate
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:11
  42. Due to historical perceptions of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture (Sichuan Province, China) as being a violent place, and due to its rugged terrain, cultural differences, and relative inaccessibility, few re...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Barnabas C. Seyler, Tamara Ticktin, Yonggang Zeng and Kede Ayu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:10
  43. As a leading practice of Homo sapiens’ environmental experience for hundreds of millennia, hunting continues to evoke key research inquiries in the fields of archaeology, human ecology, and conservation biology. ...

    Authors: Helbert Medeiros Prado, Raquel Costa da Silva, Marcelo Nivert Schlindwein and Rui Sérgio Sereni Murrieta
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:9
  44. Ectomycorrhizal (EcM) fungi constitute a source of income as well as proper food with considerable nutritional value. Although edible EcM fungi are highly diverse and expected to host considerable nutritional ...

    Authors: Héritier Milenge Kamalebo and André De Kesel
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:8
  45. People’s classification, management, and use of plants represent attempt to attracting people from different academic disciplines. Many countries use traditional medicine for their primary healthcare system. M...

    Authors: Zewdie Kassa, Zemede Asfaw and Sebsebe Demissew
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:7
  46. Earth’s biocultural diversity comprising biological, cultural and linguistic diversities is being eroded quickly. Our ability to recognise and appreciate what is remaining is crucial for its survival. However,...

    Authors: F. Merlin Franco, Li Ling Chaw, Nurzahidah Bakar and Siti Noraqilah Haji Abas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:6
  47. Due to their relative isolation, the previous studies of Monpa plant use were only conducted in north-east India. In October 2013, Mêdog County was no longer remote, thanks to completion of a highway into the ...

    Authors: Shan Li, Yu Zhang, Yongjie Guo, Lixin Yang and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:5
  48. Interactions between humans and fauna lay in the heart of the history of human subsistence. In Mesoamerica, the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley (TCV) harbours a high biodiversity with archaeological and ethnoecologi...

    Authors: Mariana Zarazúa-Carbajal, Michelle Chávez-Gutiérrez, Yessica Romero-Bautista, Selene Rangel-Landa, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Luis Fernando Alvarado Ramos, Sandra E. Smith, José Blancas, Ek del Val, María del Coro Arizmendi and Alejandro Casas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:4
  49. Pulque is a fermented beverage prepared with sap of Agave species in Mexico. Management of agaves for this purpose has motivated domestication of some species and high phenotypic variation that commonly causes un...

    Authors: Gonzalo D. Álvarez-Ríos, Fernando Pacheco-Torres, Carmen Julia Figueredo-Urbina and Alejandro Casas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2020 16:3

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